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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Notebooks under 300 Euros

August 2015 update. Here you will find the best notebooks under 300 Euros (~$374) as reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly upda...
Acer Aspire E5-473G Notebook Review

77% Acer Aspire E5-473G Notebook Review

Hot head. The Acer Aspire E5-473G is an inexpensive multimedia notebook with current components. Thanks to the dedicated Nvidia GeForce 940M GPU, even gaming sessions are possible. The cooling solution, however, reaches its limit pretty quickly and the display is pretty low-cost as well.
Intel Core i5-5200U | NVIDIA GeForce 940M | 14.0" | 2 kg
First Core i7-6500U Skylake benchmarks leak online

First Core i7-6500U Skylake benchmarks leak online

Benchmarks reveal only marginally better performance compared to current Broadwell CPUs.
Windows 10 installed on more than 75 million devices

Over 75 million devices now running Windows 10

Less than a month since its release, Windows 10 has been installed on more than 75 million devices.
Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series with Skylake surfaces online

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series with Skylake surfaces online

The unveiled version of Dell Inspiron 13 7000 is powered by Intel Core i7-6500U processor and comes with 8 GB of RAM, although the machine will m...
Medion unveils new 11.6 inch, FullHD notebook

Medion unveils new 11.6 inch, FullHD notebook

Priced at £150 (about $240), the Akoya S2218 features a FullHD screen, which is quite a rarity at this price range. Usually we could only expect ...
Dell XPS 13 and Asus UX303 to get Core i7-6500U Skylake updates

Dell XPS 13 and Asus UX303 to get Core i7-6500U Skylake updates

Intel Skylake is finally rolling in as several online retailers are already listing notebooks with the next generation Intel CPU.
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
HP seeing lower profits and revenue for Q3 2015

HP seeing lower profits and revenue for Q3 2015

Hewlett-Packard announces poor results yet again for its 3rd quarter this fiscal year.
High-end Lenovo gaming notebook with GeForce GTX 980 GPU may be in the works

High-end Lenovo gaming notebook with GeForce GTX 980 GPU may be in the works

Our sources say Lenovo is actively working on a new high-end gaming notebook possibly under a separate brand name. It should also sport Nvidia's GeForce GTX 980 graphics - without the "M".
Dell introduces new Alienware 18 gaming laptop

Dell introduces new Alienware 18 gaming laptop

Earlier this year, Dell upgraded the Alienware 15 and Alienware 17 gaming laptops. Now it’s high time for the biggest of the legendary trio, the ...
HP Pavilion 17-g013ng Notebook Review

80% HP Pavilion 17-g013ng Notebook Review

Great display.HP’s 17.3-inch device, equipped with the necessary features is supposed to replace your desktop PC at home. However, the highlight is the great IPS display, which can cover the sRGB color space by 97%.
Intel Core i7-5500U | NVIDIA GeForce 940M | 17.3" | 2.8 kg
Nvidia: GeForce GTX 980 (990M) for Notebooks based on the desktop GTX 980?

Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 (990M) for notebooks may be based on the desktop GTX 980

We now have brand-new information for the upcoming Nvidia flagship chip "N16E-GXX", which could see a launch as early as Q4 2015. Update 08/19/2015: First launch partners for GTX 980 Notebooks revealed.
VAIO to begin selling in U.S. and Brazil

VAIO to begin selling in U.S. and Brazil

The PC manufacturer plans to bring its products to The United States and Brazilian markets.
Face Off: Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs. Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs. Dell Venue 8 7000

Face Off: Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs. Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact vs. Dell Venue 8 7000

Best 8-inch Android tablet? Android tablets have flooded the market from manufacturers big and small. We help narrow down your choices in the competitive 8-inch category to the three best currently available. Which one comes out on top?
Asus GL552JX Notebook Review

85% Asus GL552JX Notebook Review

Gaming with limits. The Asus slogan for the new 15-inch ROG device is "Gaming Without Limits", which is unfortunately not the case because of the GeForce GTX 950M. If the limited performance is sufficient for you, you get a well-balanced multimedia notebook with an SSD, great input devices and a convincing display for 1,200 Euros (~$1354), which is, however, not without some flaws.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M | 15.6" | 2.6 kg
Samsung Level On Wireless Pro Bluetooth 4.1 headphones with Ultra High Quality Audio

Samsung intros Level On Wireless Pro headphones

These premium Bluetooth 4.1 headphones introduce Ultra High Quality Audio, a technology that offers a high definition experience, but also featur...
MSI GP62 2QE Notebook Review

79% MSI GP62 2QE Notebook Review

Gaming on a tight budget. The MSI GE series is already the manufacturer's entry-level gaming series. Now, the GP series is taking that extra step to make gaming even more affordable. What exactly has been cut along the way?
Intel Core i7-5700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Toshiba Satellite P50-C-10G Notebook Review

79% Toshiba Satellite P50-C-10G Notebook Review

Ups and downs. Toshiba's Satellite P50 might convince with its good screen and decent system performance. However, inconsistencies are noticed in the build and particularly in temperature development. Nevertheless, the stylish all-rounder is a worthy player in the multimedia category.
Intel Core i7-5500U | NVIDIA GeForce 930M | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Asus ZenBook Pro UX501JW-FI218H Notebook Review

83% Asus ZenBook Pro UX501JW-FI218H Notebook Review

A new perspective. It is not long since we had the US model of the Asus UX501JW in our hands and we were impressed by the overall concept including the 4K display. Now, the ZenBook is available in Germany with a matte display. Unfortunately, not everything has turned out for the better.
Intel Core i7-4720HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6" | 2 kg
HP Pavilion 17-g054ng Notebook Review

79% HP Pavilion 17-g054ng Notebook Review

On the right path. For just 600 Euros (~$667), the HP Pavilion 17-g054ng offers a modern quad-core APU including Crossfire graphics, a lot of storage as well as a great Full HD display. But how does the AMD platform perform compared to the Intel competition?
AMD A10-8700P | AMD Radeon R8 M365DX | 17.3" | 2.7 kg
Sony doesn't want Vaio owners to upgrade to Windows 10

Sony doesn't want Vaio owners to upgrade to Windows 10

"Although Microsoft is offering the Windows 10 upgrade, it is strongly recommended that you wait to install it until the drivers & installation i...
Toshiba Satellite Radius 15 P50W-C Notebook Review

77% Toshiba Satellite Radius 15 P50W-C Notebook Review

Flexible piece of gold. The new Toshiba Satellite Radius 15 is one of the few convertibles with a large 15.6-inch display. Thanks to the special hinges, you can use different operating modes, but do they make any sense for such a big device?
Intel Core i5-5200U | Intel HD Graphics 5500 | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Face Off: Asus EeeBook X205TA vs. Lenovo S20 vs. Acer Aspire ES1

Face Off: Asus EeeBook X205TA vs. Lenovo S20 vs. Acer Aspire ES1

The traditional netbooks. Phablets, Ultrabooks, and convertibles are turning the common netbook into a dying breed. With that said, netbooks will always have the one advantage: Price. What's the best 11.6-inch netbook you can currently buy for just a few hundred dollars?
Intel unveils powerful E3-1500M Xeon processors for mobile workstations

Intel announces powerful E3-1500M Xeon processors for mobile workstations

Intel has quietly unveiled the new Skylake-based Xeon CPUs designed for mobile servers and workstations.
Lenovo reveals ThinkPad P50 and P70 mobile workstations

Lenovo reveals ThinkPad P50 and P70 mobile workstations

These high-performance workstations will sport Xeon processors, Quadro GPUs, and auto-display calibration.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Convertibles

August 2015 update. Here you will find the best convertibles reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularl...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Subnotebooks

August 2015 update. Here you will find the current best subnotebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is ...
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook Review

78% HP Pavilion 15 Notebook Review

Disappointing screen. HP demands almost 800 Euros (~$893) for its Pavilion 15. The buyer gets a 1 TB hard drive and a matte screen among other things. However, the latter is absolutely unsatisfactory.
Intel Core i7-5500U | NVIDIA GeForce 940M | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Multimedia Notebooks

August 2015 update. Here you will find the best current multimedia notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top mo...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Office/Business Notebooks

August 2015 update. Here you will find the current best office/business notebooks for under 800 Euros (~$868) reviewed by Notebookcheck in the la...
Carrizo in Review: How does AMD's A10-8700P Perform?

Carrizo in Review: How does AMD's A10-8700P Perform?

Kaveri done right. Faster, more frugal, and versatile – AMD's Carrizo APU is supposed to deliver what we already expected from the predecessor. We evaluate whether the new generation can compete against Intel's Broadwell architecture.
AMD A10-8700P | AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo) | 17.3" | 2.7 kg
Aorus X5 Notebook Review

86% Aorus X5 Notebook Review

SLI and G-SYNC. Aorus may be less than a couple years old, but the manufacturer already has some of the thinnest gaming notebooks with the latest hardware and features in the market. Are the GTX 965M SLI GPUs and 2880 x 1620 resolution G-SYNC screen the perfect match?
Intel Core i7-5700HQ | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M SLI | 15.6" | 2.7 kg
Acer Aspire ES1-420 Notebook Review

69% Acer Aspire ES1-420 Notebook Review

Typewriter with a DVD drive. There are many inexpensive entry-level notebooks with a 15.6-inch display, but 14-inch models are pretty rare. Acer now offers an inexpensive alternative to professional compact devices; however, our review shows that it is not really a success.
AMD E1-2500 | AMD Radeon HD 8240 | 14" | 1.9 kg
Review: Fujitsu LifeBook A514 Office Notebook

80% Fujitsu LifeBook A514 Notebook Review

Inconsistent office turbo. The LifeBook A514 wants to stand out from the typical budget office notebooks with an i3 CPU as well as an SSD. This works pretty well in terms of general performance, but other areas – starting with the display up to the temperature development – leave mixed impressions: Some results are great, some reveal serious drawbacks.
Intel Core i3-4005U | Intel HD Graphics 4400 | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Intel Skylake: Clevo P750DM and P770DM with Intel Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K

Intel Skylake: Clevo P750DM and P770DM with Intel Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K

Clevo provides the new barebone-series Clevo P750DM and P770DM for the launch of the new Intel Core i5-6600K and Core i7-6700K Skylake S processo...
Intel: Core i7-6700K and i5-6600K

Intel: Core i7-6700K and i5-6600K "Skylake" announced

Skylake is ready for the launch: Intel's Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K are the first two desktop processors based on the new microarchitecture. More models, including all mobile chips, will follow in the upcoming weeks and months. We have the first benchmarks.
Face Off: Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs. Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi vs. Toshiba Portege Z20t

Face Off: Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs. Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi vs. Toshiba Portege Z20t

Inseparable detachables. Convertibles are becoming more popular as a convenient replacement for both your tablet and notebook. We pick some of the best 12-inch detachables currently in the market to how they compare to one another.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Premium Office/Business Notebooks

August 2015 update. Here you will find the best office/business notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top model...
The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

The Best Notebook Displays As Reviewed By Notebookcheck

August 2015 update. Is the display the most important part of a notebook for you and does it play a leading role in your purchasing decision? Our...
Acer Aspire One Cloudbook cheap Windows 10 laptop

Acer intros Windows 10-powered Aspire One Cloudbook

Two models of this cheap Windows 10 notebook will ship later this month starting at $169 USD as expected, with two more coming in September.
StarTech announces Triple-Video and dual-laptop docking stations

StarTech announces Triple-Video and dual-laptop docking stations

Both models allow for 4K video output via a single USB 3.0 port starting for $263.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Gaming Notebooks

August 2015 update. Here you will find the current best gaming notebooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models...
Eurocom Scorpius can now be configured with GTX 980M SLI GPUs

Eurocom Scorpius can now be configured with GTX 980M SLI GPUs

The 17.3-inch mobile workstation makes the jump from GTX 680M SLI to GTX 980M SLI overnight.
Acer Aspire E5-772G Notebook Review

81% Acer Aspire E5-772G Notebook Review

Good stuff. Acer has equipped its brand new 17-inch laptop, with a striking fabric-like texture, a gaming-suitable engine, an SSD and decent input devices. Our test reveals whether the other components, as well as thermals and noise justify the very high price of the multimedia laptop that is most suitable as a desktop replacement.
Intel Core i7-5500U | NVIDIA GeForce 940M | 17.3" | 3 kg
Analysis and Benchmarks of the AMD Carrizo-L Notebook Platform

70% Analysis and Benchmarks of the AMD Carrizo-L Notebook Platform

Underdog against its will? We analyze the potential of the new APU AMD A-series A8-7410, called Carrizo-L. The top model in 28 nanometers promises a lot for AMD's entry-level line-up. What are the main rivals from Intel for the APU? Can the Radeon R5 also beat the Broadwell HD Graphics?
AMD A8-7410 | AMD Radeon R5 (Beema/Carrizo-L) | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Windows 10 ecosystem to reach 1 billion devices in the coming years

14 million devices got Windows 10 in the first day after launch

Microsoft revealed in a blog post that more than 14 million devices were running Windows 10 only one day after the release.
Asus Zenbook UX305FA Subnotebook Review

87% Asus Zenbook UX305FA Subnotebook Review

Silent. With the Zenbook UX305FA, Asus offers a slim, light, silent 13.3-inch subnotebook with very good battery life. A price of just under 800 Euros (~$875) also makes it affordable.
Intel Core M-5Y10 | Intel HD Graphics 5300 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
HP details the Pro Tablet 608 G1 and the Windows 10 transition

HP details the Pro Tablet 608 G1 and the Windows 10 transition

Manufacturer will work closely with Microsoft for faster driver updates.
HP is again in the lead with 21 percent of notebook market share

HP is again in the lead with 21 percent of notebook market share

Market researchers at TrendForce rank the world's top five notebook manufacturers.
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)